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The Tavern

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519 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-2018
+1 847-367-5755
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 00:00
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place for really great and friendly atmosphere!!!! Vine and steak is unbelievable and incredibly delicious !!!!! Rich is fantastic guy who knows vine really well and always gives you exactly what you need and what you exactly want !!! Thank u very much for your professionalism in your job!!!!! With love, Artem and Bob

1 Thank Artem L
round lake, il
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Love the Tavern! A great spot to meet friends for a pre or post dinner cocktail. We have tried the small plates and dessert, but really love the cocktails they serve. Atmosphere is funky and comfortable.

Thank luv2tvlwithkids
Southwest Gulf Coast, Florida
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131 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I used to eat here regularly before I retired 15 years ago. The interior has been redone, nicely. The price are up, but the service and food are outstanding. Will return when I go back north for the summer.

Thank mnsheldon
Miramichi, Canada
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We were in a business trip but ended up going out on Valentines Day. The menu was the special menu for the occasion. I had the scallops for appetizer, ribeye steak for entree. Both are great. For desert I had the raspberry cheesecake it was good but I wish I had scraped the raspberry "jam" off. The selection of wine... More 

Thank Chris D
Chicago, Illinois
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The Tavern is pricey but the food, drinks and service well worth the higher price. The fillet mignon and asparagus tender cooked to a perfect medium rare. The whiskey cocktails were excellent.

1 Thank ChicagoTrish_D
Libertyville, IL
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133 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Love the Tavern's cocktail lounge. Great place for a drink and some light snacks. A good pre-dinner place (as there are so many awesome restaurants in Libertyville these days — it's nice to try a couple places in one night) I especially enjoy the Tavern when it's winter time. Very cozy and comfy.

Thank JPfromNJ
Los Angeles, California, United States
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Just had dinner here to celebrate our son's graduation from Navy Bootcamp. The interior of the restaurant is really striking, decorations everywhere -- a lot of bling. But cool! We had a delicious dinner and at the end they comped our sons dinner. Wow!! It brought tears to my eyes. What a classy gesture!!

2 Thank MKS353
Libertyville, United States
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The staff are very professional and the ambience seems suited to business dinners as well as special family occasions. The food is excellent - I would highly recommend the bone-in ribeye. Deserts are delicious.

1 Thank Ravi R
Kenosha, Wisconsin
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

My boyfriend and I decided to try this restaurant because there was no wait. We were sat at a nice little table with water and a complimentary hard bread with spread. The service was lovely and very attentive. I ordered a chicken dish that came dry, but had good presentation. My boyfriend ordered the soft shell crab and to be... More 

1 Thank LindseyK8
Springfield, Illinois
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

This was our first experience eating at the Tavern. As we had reservations, we were seated upstairs in the quiet dining area. The decor is interesting. Very red. But I kind of liked it. The wine list is extensive and fairly priced overall. The food was really, really nicely prepared and delicious. Other than foie gras, which I happen to... More 

1 Thank Patty S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 519 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-2018
  • Public Transportation: The restaurant is one-and-a-half blocks south of the Libertyville station on the Metra Milwaukee District North Line: http://metrarail.com/Sched/md_n/md_n.shtml
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Libertyville
  • Phone Number: +1 847-367-5755

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?